As you begin by reflecting and writing about your experience, using an “and,” “but,” “therefore” narrative can help you structure your story in a clear and concise way. You might only have a few minutes to share it with your legislator, so be sure to focus on facts and keep your script to a minimum.
For more tips on how to build your own message, check out Opportunity Agenda. For examples of stories, visit the Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint website.
Table of Contents
- Advocacy Toolkit
- The Issues
- Quotes from Self-Advocates
- Quotes from Diverse Stakeholders
- Model Legislation
- Demystifying the Legislative Process
- What’s Your Story?
- Resources/Allies to Know
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